Drea Petersen, MD
Children's Development and Rehabilitation
Drea Petersen, M.D., is a pediatrician and clinical geneticist. Dr. Petersen believes in comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and multidisciplinary, family-centered approaches to care for patients with suspected and diagnosed genetic conditions. She is committed to expanding access for patients and families from prenatal through adulthood, with current emphasis on neurofibromatosis, cancer predisposition, cardiac/vascular disorders, craniofacial and skeletal anomalies and hearing-loss. She is involved in clinical trials and therapeutics including IV and/or intrathecal enzyme replacement therapy for storage disorders, Nusinersen/Spinraza for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), and bisphosphonates for osteogenesis imperfect (OI). Born in Seattle but raised oversees in Bahrain, Dr. Petersen is thrilled to be back in the Pacific Northwest, which she enjoys exploring in her free time with her husband and two kids.